This book was an ok dysphagia introduction overall, though pretty dicey on pediatric care, and not too functional for clinical purposes. The book would be twice as good if it were less than half as long, as each chapter seems to kind of repeat itself without really ever getting to a succinct point, and includes long introductions and conclusions that are woefully content-free. The charts and tables, while occasionally useful, are most often so vague and general as to serve no purpose for either reviewing what has been read or bringing cohesion to the text. There are bolded words throughout the book, ostensibly "difficult vocabulary" that you might want to look up, but they seem completely random- sometimes very simple vocabulary is bolded while difficult and jargon terms are not, and when a word is bolded, it's sometimes chapters into its use (rather than the first instance). When you do want to look something up, you have to go online for the glossary to a very cumbersome and multi-step login process, all for a very meager definition on a stone-age website interface. Much easier just to google the word for a better definition, but also impossible to study away from a computer, which is a pain for graduate students on tight schedules. Also, the authors seem to diss other researchers while promoting their own research (even if it's incomplete) a bit too ham-handedly. The companion videos are helpful (though it takes hours to watch them all, and they are on the aforementioned poorly organized website). Overall, I would not recommend this book.